[erlang-questions] No JSON/MAPS interoperability in 17.0?

Benoit Chesneau <>
Fri Mar 14 08:56:35 CET 2014


So I am curious in what could replace json today as an interoperable
exchange data format. Message pack is interesting but not sure it's a
good one (no type support). Any idea?

- benoit

On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 12:57 AM, Anthony Ramine <> wrote:
> Where is the scientific study that proves this?
>
> Or is that just your personal experience?
>
> --
> Anthony Ramine
>
> Le 13 mars 2014 à 21:16, Carsten Bormann <> a écrit :
>
>> On 10 Mar 2014, at 15:54, Loïc Hoguin <> wrote:
>>
>>> Could you elaborate on what the dominant usage of JSON is?
>>
>> Certainly.
>>
>> JSON is used for data interchange between applications or within components of an application.
>>
>> The most extensive use is from JavaScript-based Web application front-ends (running in the browser) to their backends (running on a server) and back; these are shipped as application/json representations in AJAX accesses (HTTP access from JavaScript via the confusingly named XMLHttpRequest object).
>>
>> Many Web APIs that have been designed in the last half decade are described in JSON form, so applications that access another application via a Web API are likely to ship back and forth application/json representations via HTTP accesses.
>>
>> Grüße, Carsten
>>
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